Pentax K-3

Announced Oct 7, 2013 •
24 megapixels | 3.2 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The K-3 is the latest and best in a well-established line of high-end APS-C DSLRs. The K-3 offers a wealth features for still photographers, including a large, 100% coverage viewfinder, solid build and plenty of customization. Its video capabilities are a little less inspiring but it stands as a great stills camera that's a pleasure to shoot with.

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Gold Award
83%
dpreview score
Good for

Users wanting a classic DSLR clearly designed with the enthusiast shooter at heart

Not so good for

Would-be videographers, photographers looking to travel light

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